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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 13:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 19° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 kilometres/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.72 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miWest0° 18' 44.7"21.48 miSouth21.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' South, Longitude: 31° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 438.74 meters/second, 1579.5 kilometres/hour, 981.4 miles/hour or 852.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.36 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.5"981.24 miWest0° 09' 30.8"10.90 miSouth981.02 mi
24 hours13° 01' 06.3"882.71 miEast3° 29' 59.3"240.59 miSouth909.12 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sat 1:00 PM925 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 1:00 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmEast E
RecifeSat 10:00 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:00 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:00 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:00 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:00 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:00 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakrySat 1:00 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 1:00 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNortheast NE

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